The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 34 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 11 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.47% 1.25% -
As % of the System Software category 21.15% 17.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +12.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

System Software Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.69% 7.21% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 14
Average daily rate £400 £270 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £166 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £550 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £39.38 £21.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.13% +59.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.50 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Swindon region.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Swindon region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V.

1 17 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) SCCM
2 16 (84.21%) Windows 7
3 15 (78.95%) MSI
4 12 (63.16%) System Testing
4 12 (63.16%) XenDesktop
5 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
6 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
6 9 (47.37%) Symantec
6 9 (47.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
8 7 (36.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (36.84%) Windows Vista
9 6 (31.58%) DHCP
9 6 (31.58%) DNS
9 6 (31.58%) Citrix
9 6 (31.58%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (31.58%) Finance
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (21.05%) Application Packaging
11 3 (15.79%) VB
11 3 (15.79%) AdminStudio
11 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
11 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
11 3 (15.79%) XenApp
12 2 (10.53%) SMS
12 2 (10.53%) WSH
12 2 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
12 2 (10.53%) Wise Package Studio

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) SMS
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) MSI
2 3 (15.79%) AdminStudio
3 2 (10.53%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (5.26%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Packager
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Application Packaging
2 2 (10.53%) WSH
3 1 (5.26%) X-Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows 7
3 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) System Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) CCEE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) CCA
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) XenDesktop
2 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenServer
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (89.47%) SCCM
2 9 (47.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (36.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (31.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Symantec
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) AppSense
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco